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Alaska Oil Spill Crews Seize on Calmer Weather

About 150 people were ready to begin cleaning up an oil spill threatening endangered animals Sunday, four days after a ship broke apart and six people died in a helicopter rescue attempt. >> Read the Full Article

Green-Career Guru Kevin Doyle Chats with Grist

If there's one question virtually every Grist InterActivist gets, it's, "How can I get a job like yours?" So readers will be happy to hear that this week's featured enviro is Kevin Doyle, a 20-year veteran of the Environmental Careers Organization. >> Read the Full Article

Maine Environmental Agency Accelerates Zero-Emissions Vehicle Standards

Ten percent of all the vehicles sold in Maine will likely have to meet strict new emissions standards beginning in 2009, according to the air quality program unanimously adopted by the state Board of Environmental Protection Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

DaimlerChrysler, GM to Tie Up on Hybrid Technology

DaimlerChrysler AG and General Motors Corp. said Monday they have agreed in principle to form a partnership for the development of hybrid technology. >> Read the Full Article

Salvage Team Reaches Wreck of Alaska Freighter; Ship Leaking Oil Badly

An oil spill in the heart of an Alaska wildlife refuge may not be as big as initially feared, but the harsh weather that first cracked a freighter in half still threatens to unleash thousands more gallons of viscous oil. >> Read the Full Article

Fate of Hanford, Wash., Nuclear Waste is in Political Flux

A major shift of political power on Capitol Hill has thrown into doubt the schedule for removing high-level nuclear waste from the Hanford nuclear reservation. >> Read the Full Article

Nuclear Plants in New England Say They Deserve Credit for 'Green' Energy

As the nuclear power industry stages a nationwide comeback, New England is emerging as a major battleground in the industry's campaign to be recognized as a "green" energy source. >> Read the Full Article

`No Surprises' Rules Revived for Development Despite Endangered Species

The Bush administration said Friday it will allow developers to complete construction and other projects even after belated discoveries that the work could endanger protected species. >> Read the Full Article

Sacramento, Calif., Homeowners in 'Zero Energy Homes' Cheer Low Utility Bills

Micah Van Der Kamp of Sacramento looks forward to his monthly electric bill. >> Read the Full Article

Notes from Anna: Without Labels

Christo and Jeanne-Claude believe that "labels are very important, but for bottles of wine, not for artists." You may already know Christo and Jeanne-Claude by their large-scale temporary environmental works, like Wrapped Reichstag in Berlin, or Surrounded Islands in Miami, Florida. >> Read the Full Article